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Union Catholic's C.R.A.Y.O.N. Club Will Host Holiday Christmas Party on Dec. 14

December 10, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. --  Union Catholic's C.R.A.Y.O.N. Club (Community Raising Autism Yielding Opportunity Now) will host its annual Christmas Party on Friday, Dec. 14, in the cafeteria at Union Catholic from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Any child aged 10-21 with special needs is welcome at this event, which is under the direction of co-moderators and UC faculty members Nancy Saggio and ...

Elf on the Shelf Invades Clark Real Estate Office

CLARK, NJ – For those that think an Elf on the Shelf is just for the kids, Samsel and Associates Real Estate Services has evidence to the contrary.  According to insiders, their Elf on the Shelf recognizes youth in the hearts of the staff and has been making nightly fun and even a little mischief in their office.

It started the last week of November, when Samsel and Associates asked ...

Funeral Arrangements for Clark's Michael Sot Announced

CLARK, NJ - Funeral arrangements for Clark resident Michael Sot have been announced.   Sot 20, died Tuesday as a result of injuries he sustained in a head-on collision early Sunday morning.  

Services for Sot are planned for 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 9, at the Higgins and Bonner Funeral Home in Westfield, N.J.   The funeral mass is at St. John the ...

Hundreds Attend Clark Vigil Honoring Michael Sot

CLARK, NJ – The glow of holiday lights stood in stark contrast to the solemn crowd gathered to remember and mourn Michael Sot on Tuesday evening.  The crowd came together to pray, cry, reminisce, reassure and support each other after the loss of one of their own just hours before.

Jackie Caplette, Christine Greenbush, Joe Sortino and Caleb Bain worked together with the township to ...

Clark's Michael Sot Dies, Prayer Vigil to be Held Tuesday Night

TRENTON, NJ - Michael Sot 20, died early Tuesday afternoon from injuries sustained during a head-on collision Sunday according to information from Ewing police. 

Sot, a Clark resident and student at The College of New Jersey, was the driver of a car hit head-on by David Lamar V.  who has since been charged with driving while impaired.   According to Ewing police, vehicular ...

Clark Community Rallies Around Family of Student With Serious Injuries Following Accident

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Community has pulled together in support of one of its own after word of a serious accident involving 20 year old Michael Sot on Sunday morning.

 A GoFundMe site has been established to help the family with medical costs and rehabilitation.   In under 18 hours, the site had already raised over $34K for the Sot family.

According to a posting on the ...

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Clark Worth $86K

TRENTON (Dec. 3, 2018) – One of three winning Jersey Cash 5 tickets from the Saturday, December, 1 drawing was sold at the ACME on Raritan Road in Clark according to officials at the NJ Lottery.

The winners matched five numbers and will be sharing the $258.111 jackpot, making each ticket worth $86,037. The winning numbers were: 06, 08, 12, 19 and 27 and the XTRA number was: ...

'Where Angels Play' Seeking Public Donations to Build Caitlin Nelson Memorial Playground in Clark

CLARK, NJ – Township Officials and the Where Angels Play Foundation are accepting donations to build a new park dedicated to the memory of Caitlin Nelson.

Nelson, a Clark resident, died suddenly last year.  She was the daughter of James A. Nelson, a Port Authority police officer and the only Clark resident to perish in the 911 terror attacks on the World Trade Center. 

The ...

SLIDESHOW: Clark's 15th Annual Tree and Menorah Lighting

CLARK, NJ – The holiday season was officially ushered in to town on Sunday, at the 15th Annual Christmas Tree and Menorah Lighting.  The popular event started mid-afternoon with pony rides, buggy rides, train rides, balloon artists, face painting, a petting zoo, visits with Santa, snacks and much more.

The event concluded in the early evening with Mayor Bonaccorso leading the crowd ...

Clark Students and Staff Donate Thanksgiving Meals to Those in Need

CLARK, NJ - Just in time for Thanksgiving, local students and staff gathered baskets of donated food for a local charity.  According to Clark Recreation Director, Ralph Bernardo students and staff of Featherbed Lane School collected all the trimmings needed for Thanksgiving throughout the month. 

Classes then decorated and packed baskets for delivery. The school ...

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